The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 81 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.62% 7.39% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 22.50% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 70 76 65
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
294 360 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.65% 32.85% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 242 313 317
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Basildon +11 12 £31,250 -7.40%
Brentwood +8 11 £63,750 +45.71% 1
Colchester -8 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Saffron Walden -3 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Billericay - 2 £40,000 -
Harlow +2 1 £19,000 -49.33%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 118 (62.77%) Windows
2 66 (35.11%) VMware
3 63 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (32.98%) SQL
4 62 (32.98%) Cisco
5 61 (32.45%) Firewall
6 60 (31.91%) Oracle
6 60 (31.91%) UNIX
7 56 (29.79%) Finance
8 39 (20.74%) Red Hat
9 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
10 35 (18.62%) Xen
11 34 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (15.96%) .NET
13 29 (15.43%) Apache
13 29 (15.43%) Oracle Database
14 28 (14.89%) OO
14 28 (14.89%) PL/SQL
15 27 (14.36%) Perl
16 25 (13.30%) Java
16 25 (13.30%) SAN
17 23 (12.23%) NetApp
17 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
18 22 (11.70%) Technical Analysis
18 22 (11.70%) Relational Database
19 21 (11.17%) RDBMS
20 20 (10.64%) NAS
21 19 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 19 (10.11%) SAP
21 19 (10.11%) Service Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (15.43%) Apache
2 10 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.06%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle CRM
1 15 (7.98%) Magento
2 6 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.13%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.60%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.45%) Firewall
2 25 (13.30%) SAN
3 20 (10.64%) NAS
4 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.38%) Internet
6 11 (5.85%) DNS
7 9 (4.79%) VoIP
8 7 (3.72%) WAN
8 7 (3.72%) DHCP
9 5 (2.66%) SDH
9 5 (2.66%) SNMP
9 5 (2.66%) FTP
9 5 (2.66%) DWDM
9 5 (2.66%) MPLS
9 5 (2.66%) OSPF
9 5 (2.66%) BGP
9 5 (2.66%) SSH
9 5 (2.66%) Junos
9 5 (2.66%) Network Security
9 5 (2.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.43%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 21 (11.17%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.72%) SQLPlus
8 6 (3.19%) Firebird
8 6 (3.19%) MySQL
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) OLTP
10 1 (0.53%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) JIRA
2 4 (2.13%) Subversion
3 3 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.06%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.53%) Toad
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (29.79%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Marketing
3 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.79%) Automotive
5 8 (4.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (34.57%) Administrator
2 39 (20.74%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (14.89%) DBA
4 27 (14.36%) Oracle DBA
5 19 (10.11%) Analyst
6 17 (9.04%) Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (5.85%) Architect
9 10 (5.32%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Network Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.19%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.96%) .NET
2 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.32%) HTML
4 8 (4.26%) CSS
4 8 (4.26%) ODBC
4 8 (4.26%) Middleware
5 6 (3.19%) Web Services
5 6 (3.19%) XML
6 5 (2.66%) LINQ
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (2.66%) SOAP
6 5 (2.66%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.60%) LAMP
8 2 (1.06%) jQuery
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.79%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.66%) Equities
2 5 (2.66%) IVR
2 5 (2.66%) Open Source
3 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.06%) Replication
4 2 (1.06%) Robotics
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.53%) DataPower
5 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.53%) Physics
5 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.53%) Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 118 (62.77%) Windows
2 60 (31.91%) UNIX
3 19 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.98%) Apple iOS
5 14 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.72%) Solaris
8 6 (3.19%) AIX
8 6 (3.19%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.60%) CentOS
10 3 (1.60%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.53%) HPUX
11 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Fedora
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (14.89%) OO
3 22 (11.70%) Technical Analysis
4 19 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 15 (7.98%) CRM
5 15 (7.98%) E-Commerce
6 12 (6.38%) Migration
6 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.85%) ITIL
8 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.32%) System Testing
9 9 (4.79%) MVC
10 6 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.19%) TDD
10 6 (3.19%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.19%) Project Management
10 6 (3.19%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.66%) Change Control
11 5 (2.66%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.98%) SQL
2 28 (14.89%) PL/SQL
3 27 (14.36%) Perl
4 25 (13.30%) Java
5 18 (9.57%) PHP
6 16 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.98%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.45%) Python
9 13 (6.91%) Korn
9 13 (6.91%) C#
10 12 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 12 (6.38%) AWK
11 9 (4.79%) C
12 6 (3.19%) C++
13 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.13%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) OCP
2 7 (3.72%) OCA
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.66%) CCIE
3 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.66%) JNCIE
4 3 (1.60%) RHCE
4 3 (1.60%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) MOS
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.04%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (18.62%) Xen
3 11 (5.85%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.72%) NFS
5 6 (3.19%) vSphere
6 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.06%) XenServer
7 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) vCloud
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (6.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (2.66%) Puppet
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (2.13%) SCOM
3 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.13%) Opsview
4 3 (1.60%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.06%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (35.11%) VMware
2 62 (32.98%) Cisco
3 60 (31.91%) Oracle
4 39 (20.74%) Red Hat
5 23 (12.23%) NetApp
5 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.11%) SAP
7 15 (7.98%) JD Edwards
8 8 (4.26%) Juniper
8 8 (4.26%) JBoss
9 7 (3.72%) IBM
9 7 (3.72%) Citrix
10 5 (2.66%) HP
11 4 (2.13%) Polycom
11 4 (2.13%) IPFX
11 4 (2.13%) Splunk
12 3 (1.60%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.60%) Veeam
12 3 (1.60%) MKS
13 2 (1.06%) Brocade
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 5 days ago